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UK: Voldemort returns! Has Harry Potter's nemesis been reborn as a baby MONKEY?00:42

UK: Voldemort returns! Has Harry Potter's nemesis been reborn as a baby MONKEY?

United Kingdom, Paignton
August 30, 2016 at 11:02 GMT -00:00 · Published

Just when everyone thought Harry Potter had freed the world from his arch nemesis Voldemort, footage of a baby monkey, bearing a striking resemblance to the Dark Lord, was released from Devon on Tuesday.

The tiny Voldemort, a King Columbus Monkey weighing only 567g (20 ounce), was delivered by C-section at Paignton Zoo on August 24, when it became clear that the lives of the mother and baby were in danger due to complications. Employees saw on an X-ray that the baby’s head was engaged with the pelvis, but the mother, Ivy, still showed no signs of going into labour. The decision was made to carry out a C-section, a procedure rarely done on primates. The rare, one might even say magical event, culminated in the appearance of Harry Potter’s sworn enemy.

Despite the return of the Dark Lord, ‘muggles’ do not have anything to fear, as the tiny Voldemort lookalike has replaced supping on unicorn blood for drinking powdered milk out of a bottle. The young ape and her mother are now both stable, and zoo staff is taking care of them round the clock.

Mandatory Credit @ Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

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Just when everyone thought Harry Potter had freed the world from his arch nemesis Voldemort, footage of a baby monkey, bearing a striking resemblance to the Dark Lord, was released from Devon on Tuesday.

The tiny Voldemort, a King Columbus Monkey weighing only 567g (20 ounce), was delivered by C-section at Paignton Zoo on August 24, when it became clear that the lives of the mother and baby were in danger due to complications. Employees saw on an X-ray that the baby’s head was engaged with the pelvis, but the mother, Ivy, still showed no signs of going into labour. The decision was made to carry out a C-section, a procedure rarely done on primates. The rare, one might even say magical event, culminated in the appearance of Harry Potter’s sworn enemy.

Despite the return of the Dark Lord, ‘muggles’ do not have anything to fear, as the tiny Voldemort lookalike has replaced supping on unicorn blood for drinking powdered milk out of a bottle. The young ape and her mother are now both stable, and zoo staff is taking care of them round the clock.

Mandatory Credit @ Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

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